January 2017

Annamaria Nagy and Sue Dyson investigate some of the advances in diagnostic imaging in horses using studies on techniques to discover injuries.

28 mins

Suzanne Rogers reports on the results and feedback from a questionnaire with owners at the annual event held in Cumbria.

18 mins

December 2016

Laura Quiney and Sue Dyson consider the challenges of identifying the sources of pain causing lameness and poor performance in horses.

48 mins

Celia Marr describes methods of treating the virus and spotting the clinical signs.

29 mins

The global nature of the equine industry makes it vital to consider the constant risk of notifiable exotic diseases. Josh Slater lists those relevant to the UK and emphasises the importance of awareness and risk-based biosecurity.

25 mins

November 2016

Patrick Pollock discusses a development in equine veterinary medicine that has led to a fundamental change in understanding the airway – both in terms of health and disease.

22 mins

David Rendle, Richard Newton and Debra Elton discuss equine influenza, including strain divergence, past outbreaks, its effects and the importance of surveillance and up-to-date vaccinations.

20 mins

David Rendle advises on various marketing and financial benefits regarding responsible anthelmintic use in equine practice, to ensure it is a worthwhile venture.

19 mins

Vicki Nicholls discusses this common occurrence in equine dental practice, why it happens and ways to manage it.

14 mins

October 2016

Jonathon Dixon explains the importance and value of diagnostic imaging as a tool for managing joint issues in horses.

20 mins

Distal limb wound healing in horses is well known for being problematic, prolonged and expensive. Sarah Boys Smith considers two simple graft techniques achievable in standing, sedated patients.

32 mins

Common diseases are common, but, as Gayle Hallowell explains, "zebra"-type cardiac conditions do occur – and can be diagnosed using a care-based approach.

23 mins

Despite the introduction of advanced endodontic procedures to equine dentistry, extraction of severely diseased teeth is still appropriate and essential – and Tim Barnett says it will likely remain so.

15 mins

Andy Durham discusses forms of protection against illnesses in horses, such as tetanus and equine arteritis virus.

20 mins

Andy Durham outlines some diagnostic and treatment approaches to ulceration of the cornea presenting in horses.

21 mins

Charlotte Maile covers another horse topic in the latest Practice Notes column.

14 mins

Lindsay Brazil discusses the use of and studies into this drug when treating lower airway conditions presenting in horses.

20 mins

Wayne McIlwraith discusses arthroscopic surgery in horses and highlights its principal advances in the past 10 years.

21 mins

September 2016

Having stewarded at BEVA congress, student blogger Jordan Sinclair offers a round-up of sessions looking at the future of equine practice – which included suggestions as diverse as an "Uber" for equine vets.

10 mins

Sarah Freeman, Karen Rickards, Adelle Bowden, John Burford and Gary England discuss the use of two diagnostic tests for identifying colic in equines in the second of a two-part article.

21 mins